This Week in Photos

By: Mallika Iyer '17

This week in photos – travel the world in pictures, from the White House to Papua New Guinea and everywhere in between! 

Obama has sent 1,500 more US troops to Iraq to train and assist the Iraqi forces fighting IS militants. Source: World Bulletin.

Obama has sent 1,500 more US troops to Iraq to train and assist the Iraqi forces fighting IS militants. Source: World Bulletin.

Ukraine claims that “dozens of tanks and truckloads of soldiers” have crossed the Russian border into their territory. Source: The Independent. 

Ukraine claims that “dozens of tanks and truckloads of soldiers” have crossed the Russian border into their territory. Source: The Independent. 

Obama nominates New York prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be next attorney general – if confirmed, she will be the first African-American woman to hold the position. Source: BBC. 

Obama nominates New York prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be next attorney general – if confirmed, she will be the first African-American woman to hold the position. Source: BBC. 

Charity organization Medecins Sans Frontiers confirms that the number of new Ebola cases in Liberia has declined. Source: BBC.

Charity organization Medecins Sans Frontiers confirms that the number of new Ebola cases in Liberia has declined. Source: BBC.

After searching, several addresses, police arrest four men in Britain, between ages 19-27, on suspicion of being involved in a terrorist attack. Source: BBC.

After searching, several addresses, police arrest four men in Britain, between ages 19-27, on suspicion of being involved in a terrorist attack. Source: BBC.

On Tuesday the 4th, voter turnout was low across the nation, as fewer than 37% of eligible voters cast ballots. Source: US News. 

On Tuesday the 4th, voter turnout was low across the nation, as fewer than 37% of eligible voters cast ballots. Source: US News. 

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shook Papua New Guinea on Friday. Source: ABC News.

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shook Papua New Guinea on Friday. Source: ABC News.

Civilians mourn the 40 Mexican students who went missing following a clash with the police on September 23rd; now, suspected Mexican gang members have admitted to killing them. Source: BBC.

Civilians mourn the 40 Mexican students who went missing following a clash with the police on September 23rd; now, suspected Mexican gang members have admitted to killing them. Source: BBC.